Re: Re: Chris Andeson there?

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Date: 10/07/04-12:09:04 PM Z
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I tried the suggestion of Mark Nelson by setting my 2200 to Premium Glossy Photo Paper and had the same problem as always. Right before the paper exits the printer there is a set of wheels, larger on the bottom than the top. The top wheels lift or smear the still wet ink, leaving tracks on the film material. Other than that it works fine. Just can't use the negative to print.

Any suggestions anyone?

> From: "Christina Z. Anderson" <>
> Date: 2004/10/05 Tue PM 12:17:45 GMT
> To:
> Subject: Re: Chris Andeson there?
> Good morning Mark,
> The thing is, they print up gum negs just fine, no smearing for me.
> I"ve printed now over 100 11x17's on the stuff. I'm using the semigloss
> setting. But Marek has problems with them printing his pt/pd negs, so I'm
> interested to see what gives. We're both on the 2200.
> Besides, I expect nothing less from you than miracles...
> Chris
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 2004 2:15 AM
> Subject: Re: Chris Andeson there?
> Hi Chris,
> I fear my system is unable to work miracles. I doubt you need a curve or
> anything to test potential film material?just print on it and see if it
> smears
> when it comes out of the machine?if it does smear, don't waste your time
> with
> it trying to get it to work. It should be able to hold the ink when the
> printer is set to Premium Glossy Photo Paper. Once it passes the smear
> test, then
> try a step tablet and a gradient and see if they print smoothly. If it
> passes that test, then try printing with it and see what results you get. It
> all
> has to do with the ink set you are using?they are either compatible with the
> film or not. After that it becomes an issue of the ability of the
> substrate to
> hold a good image.
> Mark Nelson
Received on Thu Oct 7 12:14:36 2004

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